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Seychellois lottery offers the chance to win island vacations, Premier League sports matches as prizes

A Seychellois-owned company has gone international with the launching of two new online lottery games — one for sports lovers and another offering an inclusive tailor-made holiday experience to Seychelles. The new games were launched on Wednesday in…

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Ethiopian President: ‘There is Nothing that a Woman or a Girl Cannot Do’

This interview originated in VOA’s Horn of Africa service. VOA Africa Division’s Thierry Kaore, Andrea Tadic and Salem Solomon contributed to the story.Editor’s note: Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde gave an interview to Solomon Abate of the Voice …

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Some Young Tunisians Aren’t Waiting for Politicians to Deliver

TUNIS, TUNISIA � Computer student Anes Nouri wants to launch a tech startup. Awatef Mosbeh, already has one: a smart children’s magazine available via a mobile phone app and focused on environmental and social issues.Both are holed up in a Tunis classr…

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Ethiopian Photographer Spotlights Impact of Water Scarcity on Women

NAIROBI – A collection of striking photographs set in the arid landscapes of northern Ethiopia aims to spotlight the harsh reality of water scarcity and how it impacts the lives of women across Africa, said artist Aida Muluneh.Muluneh’s “Water Life” se…

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Ethiopian Photographer Spotlights Impact of Water Scarcity on Women

NAIROBI – A collection of striking photographs set in the arid landscapes of northern Ethiopia aims to spotlight the harsh reality of water scarcity and how it impacts the lives of women across Africa, said artist Aida Muluneh.Muluneh’s “Water Life” se…

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UK travel firm Thomas Cook in race to avert collapse

Embattled UK travel firm Thomas Cook on Friday sought a further emergency capital injection, seeking to stave off a collapse that could trigger Britain’s largest repatriation since World War II.Thomas Cook said in a statement that it needed Pound 200 m…

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French Experts Restore Three Sudanese Relics

KHARTOUM – A team of French diggers has restored three Sudanese artifacts, including a 3,500-year-old wall relief, and it handed them to the African country’s national museum Thursday, a French archaeologist said. The three artifacts were discovered a…

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French Experts Restore Three Sudanese Relics

KHARTOUM – A team of French diggers has restored three Sudanese artifacts, including a 3,500-year-old wall relief, and it handed them to the African country’s national museum Thursday, a French archaeologist said. The three artifacts were discovered a…

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Seychelles kicks off yearlong celebration of 250th anniversary

Seychelles has launched a year-long celebration of a massive milestone: the island nation’s 250th anniversary.President Danny Faure launched the celebration on Tuesday during a cultural performance at the International Conference Centre in the capital …

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First Group of Namibia Refugees Deported From Botswana

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – The first group of more than 800 Namibian refugees was deported Tuesday from Botswana, after resisting calls for voluntary repatriation. The refugees fled their home country in 1999, following a secessionist uprising. The migrants …

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